Arrested Development – Canceled
Fri Dec 31

Arrested Development – Canceled

New Years Eve Party with Lyric

DATE: Friday, December 31, 2021
DOORS: 7:00 PM
Live on the Indoor Stage
Genre: Hip-Hop
Age Limit: Must be 21 or Older
Proof of Vaccination or Negative 3rd Party Covid-19 Test Within 24 Hours Required; No Refunds; FREE PARKING
Price: $45 ADV; $50 DOS (General Admission)

Due to the rapid rise in the Omicron variant of Covid-19, and in an effort to keep everyone safe, we have decided to cancel our New Year’s Eve celebration at Salvage Station this year. The good news is that we will be announcing a new date for Arrested Development soon, so stay tuned! We appreciate all of your support during this challenging year and look forward to an amazing 2022 together! 

Arrested Development will be performing LIVE on the Indoor Stage at Salvage Station on NEW YEAR’S EVE (Friday, December 31st)! Doors open at 7pm and the music starts at 9pm. Tickets include a champagne toast at midnight and FREE ON-SITE PARKING! Root Down will be serving their delicious twist on Southern Soul food PLUS we will have our FULL bar open for you to enjoy!

Please review our Covid-19 policy here:

NOTE: This show is 21+ ONLY (no exceptions)! ALL humans entering the property must show proof of full vaccination or a negative 3rd party Covid-19 PCR or Rapid Antigen Test within 72 hours (at-home tests are NOT accepted). While indoors all humans will be required to wear a mask at all times except when actively eating/drinking.

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About Arrested Development:

The multi-platinum, Grammy Award Winning group Arrested Development delivers onstage energy to thirsty audiences looking to quench their soul! It’s been more than twenty years since a new group called Arrested Development slammed the gangsta-dominated world of hip hop with defiant lyrics of hope. The world was ready for the change as AD became the first-ever hip-hop artist to receive the “best new artist” Grammy, (a distinction it still maintains today in that category). In addition, the group also received a Grammy award for “best rap single” for their anthemic prayer-like hit song, Tennessee. The song has gone on to be named as one of the 500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in the top 100 Greatest Songs of the ’90s by VH1.

Money came in but not for precious stones and big cars. Instead, these pioneers of the conscious rap game took one big step for mankind by giving back and becoming the first African American artists to donate money to Nelson Mandela and the ANC. They used their voices and their status to the benefit of many underprivileged brothers and sisters around the world. With the success of the single Mr. Wendal, Arrested Development brought the issue of homelessness to the forefront. The group donated half of the royalty earnings from Mr. Wendal to the National Coalition of the Homeless. Awards, chart success, and accolades continued to follow. One of the highlights was being asked to write a song for Spike Lee’s movie about minister and human rights activist, Malcolm X. The movie, X, went on to become one of Spike Lee’s most highly acclaimed works. The Arrested Development song, Revolution, would forever be associated with one of the most important movies in black culture. (Eighteen years later, the response that comes whenever the group performs this song is inspiring. Their album, 3 years, 5 months, and 2 days In The Life of…, sold over 4 million units, with singles from that maiden voyage playing like a soundtrack in the lives of so many people worldwide Their sophomore release Zingalamaduni was a critics’ favorite. Although the album was well received and garnered another Grammy nomination, it failed to reach the same heights as the previous album. Nonetheless, it reached sales of over 500,000 copies.

Just as it seemed that positive hip hop had found a way of being embraced by the mainstream, a new wave of negative hip hop artists, demeaning women, glorifying drugs and promoting criminality, came along and energized the base at the corporate record companies, prompting record executives to inject more and more money to get these negative stereotypes into the minds and hearts of young people, of whom many, were desperately searching for their path and identity in life. The move proved to be an enormous success for these artists while making corporations billions of dollars. With the pressures of the music industry weighing heavily, and inner turmoil striking within the group, it was time for Arrested Development to take a break and redefine its individual and collective purpose. For some members, it was time to take a hiatus from the industry, for a few, it was time to start a family, while other members delved into new musical projects and collaborations.

In the year 2000, Arrested Development re-emerged with a new lineup and a new album called “Heroes of the harvest” This time the inner turmoil was replaced by inner peace, the pressures of the industry were lifted, and one of hip hop’s best, was back rocking stages. For the last twenty years, Arrested Development has performed sold-out concerts in literally every part of the world. In September 2019, the band was given an award at the Black Music Honors Awards. This award acknowledges Artists who have made a significant contribution to African American Music. The band continues to release new music and find new success in different corners of the globe. Their shows are a celebration of life. Experiencing an Arrested Development concert is an uplifting and spiritual event wrapped into one big party. They continue to release new music (Craft & Optics) and Speech has released two documentaries. “The Nigga Factory” (mini-doc) featuring Chuck D, David Banner, Dr. Umar Johnson, and more! “The N Factory” is hailed as a MUST SEE by Boyce Watkins (Your Black World) and the powerful full-length doc “16 Bars” where Speech goes into jail for 10 days to write music with inmates has won numerous film festival awards!

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